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November 9, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Germantown House Fire Causes Floor to Collapse

Montgomery County Fire & Rescue Service responded to a major house fire in Germantown Sunday, according to fire officials. At approximately 5:25 p.m., emergency services responded to a call about a house fire on White Sands Dr. in Germantown. Upon arriving at the scene, fire fighters observed the fire coming from the front door, according to […]

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December 12, 2019 | Michelle Queen

County Waives Animal Adoption Fees for Holidays

The Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center (MCASAC) is waiving adoption fees this weekend. The  annual event, known as Holiday SOS, is in its fourth year with the goal to find animals good homes. The event will take place from today through Sunday, November 15 at the MCASAC, 7315 Muncaster Mill Road in Derwood.  […]

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November 8, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Warrior Canine Connection Helps Veterans Heal

In honor of Veterans Day, MyMCMedia checked in with a local organization that gives back to those who fought for our country in a special way. Warrior Canine Connection helps veterans all year round. Officials say since the organization started in 2011, they’ve helped more than four thousand veterans through Mission Based Trauma Recovery. “We […]

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November 5, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Electrical Fire at Silver Spring House Displaces Family

A family has been displaced due to a fire at their two level house in Veirs Mill Village, located in the 2900 block of Minden Road in Silver Spring. Pete Piringer, the spokesperson of Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service, tweeted that around 60 firefighters were dispatched to the scene before 9 a.m. on Tuesday. […]

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August 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the Residents Trying to Save Chevy Chase Village’s Dog Park

Some Chevy Chase Village neighbors have been complaining about all of the bark in Brookville Road Park these days. Prior to being a dog park, the area was owned by the State of Maryland and Chevy Chase Village and was a grassy, muddy area where owners would bring their dogs to socialize. However, the drainage […]

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August 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Here’s How Montgomery County Celebrated International Dog Day

There’s no better way to celebrate International Dog Day than looking at photos of dogs! Here are some of the adorable photos that were sent to MyMCMedia Monday: Bentley is working hard on #InternationalDogDay at @MCCCMD! pic.twitter.com/kQVSP7D1Zt — Tricia Swanson (@mstriciareilly) August 26, 2019 PS his name is Clover Maxwell 🍀 — toby knapp (@tkradio) […]

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July 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Man’s Best Friends Help Save Owner Stuck in Mud

Things were not looking good for a man who was stuck in the mud at the edge of the Potomac River near Brookmont Dam at the C&O Canal on Monday. According to Pete Piringer, the spokesperson for Montgomery County Fire & Rescue, the man was playing fetch with his two dogs about 50 yards away […]

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July 17, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Family, Dog, Rabbit Survive House Fire — Hamster Does Not

A house in Gaithersburg caught fire at 5 p.m. Sunday, causing an estimated $150,000 worth of damage. Two adults, a dog, rabbit and hamster all escaped the home, but the hamster later died. One adult tried to fight the flames with a garden hose while the other called 911. The flames were said to be […]

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July 12, 2019 | Ambika Narula

Gaithersburg’s K9 Max Passes Away

K9 Max of the Gaithersburg Police Department has passed away. Max, who was 12 and a half years old, was a member of the department for almost nine years starting as a one-year-old puppy until his retirement in 2015. He was the faithful partner of officer Eastman. According to the police department, Max was their […]

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May 3, 2019 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Waives Animal Adoption Fees to Celebrate National Pet Week

Adoption fees are waived at the Montgomery County Animal Services and Adoption Center to celebrate National Pet Week. The no-cost adoptions are available from Saturday, May 4 through Saturday, May 11, and is sponsored by Montgomery County Partners for Animal Well-being (MCPAW). All species of animals at the adoption center qualify: cats, dogs, livestock and […]

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